While details of her life are a mystery, today she is known as one of the best preserved mummies in the world. Meet Rosalia Lombardo, the girl in the glass coffin.

Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

Rosalia Lombardo, is an Italian child mummy. She died in 1920 at the age of two. She's almost perfectly preserved even though she's been dead for 93 years. She still has all her organs, skin, and even eyes. It's due to temperature change (they think).

This photo of Rosalia Lombardo was taken in 1984. Why is that interesting? She was the last person buried in the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery 64 years before this photo was taken, in 1920.

This is one of the best-preserved bodies in the world. Her name is Rosalia Lombardo, her eyes are slightly open, and she’s a Sicilian two-year-old who died of pneumonia in Her body was embalmed and placed in the Capuchin catacombs of Palermo.

Rosalia Lombardo

Funny pictures about Creepy embalmed girl. Oh, and cool pics about Creepy embalmed girl. Also, Creepy embalmed girl.

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

World's Best Preserved Mummies

World's Best Preserved Mummies. If you're a fan of weird and odd, this is quite amazing.

Rosalia Lombardo – The Sleeping Beauty

Rosalia Lombardo died of pneumonia in Palermo, Sicily in December Her father took her body to renowned embalmer, Alfredo Salafia, so her body would remain preserved.

Rosalia Lombardo

Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

While details of her life are a mystery, today she is known as one of the best preserved mummies in the world. Meet Rosalia Lombardo, the girl in the glass coffin.

Mummified 2 Year old child; died in 1920 of pneumonia, in the Catacombs of Palermo

Sleeping Beauty Rosalia Lombardo died in 1920 [catacombsrosalia.

Most beautiful mummy in the world "Rosalia Lombardo"___born in 1918 in (Palermo, Sicily). She died in 1920__Her father, General Lombardo, was sorely grieved upon her death, & wanted to preserve her. Her body was one of the last corpses to be admitted to the Capuchin catacombs of Palermo in Sicily.

Rosalia Lombardo, died 1920 Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, Sicily

In this recent photo, Rosalia's left eye is partially open, revealing an intact iris underneath. This photo also reveals discoloration beginning to appear on her cheeks and forehead.

Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

In this recent photo, Rosalia's left eye is partially open, revealing an intact iris underneath. This photo also reveals discoloration beginning to appear on her cheeks and forehead.

This photo of Rosalia Lombardo was taken in 1984. Why is that interesting? She was the last person buried in the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery 64 years before this photo was taken, in 1920. (she has been nicknamed "Sleeping Beauty")

This photo of Rosalia Lombardo was taken in Why is that interesting? She was the last person buried in the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery 64 years before this photo was taken, in (she has been nicknamed "Sleeping Beauty")

Kapuzinergruft Palermo: Mumien & Rosalia Lombardo "schönste Mumie der Welt" » Der schwarze Planet

Kapuzinergruft Palermo: Mumien & Rosalia Lombardo "schönste Mumie der Welt" » Der schwarze Planet

Are the eyes of Italy's famous mummy, Rosalia Lombardo, really blinking? Watch the video here: http://www.cultofweird.com/death/rosalia-lombardo-blinking-mummy/

Rosalia Lombardo: Blinking Mummy of the Capuchin Catacombs

One of the world's best preserved mummies, Rosalia is the most famous among some 8,000 mummies lining the catacombs beneath the Capuchin convent in Palermo, Sicily. Nicknamed "sleeping beauty," she looks like a 2-year-old baby taking a nap. Poking above a blanket, her peaceful face is framed by curly blond hair, while a ribbon is still tied around her head.

Why Does This Mummy Appear To Open And Close Her Eyes?

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